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Jungfraujoch

Highlights

  • Jungfraujoch
  • Zermatt with Matterhorn
  • Glacier Express
  • St. Moritz
  • Bernina Express
  • Gotthard Panorama Express
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Day 1

Zurich

Start your adventure with a journey on public transport from your starting point in Switzerland to Zurich. Enjoy an overnight stay including breakfast in this dynamic city.

Highlights: Zurich, Grossmünster, Lindenhof

Sonnenuntergang auf dem Grossmünsterplatz in Zürich im Sommer

Day 2

Zurich - Lucerne - Interlaken - Jungfraujoch

Today you travel to Lucerne, where you join the popular Luzern-Interlaken Express to Interlaken in the heart of Switzerland. From here, make your way to Jungfraujoch, seat at the peak of the Jungfrau and – at 3,454 metres above sea leave – the highest railway station in Europe. After time to admire the attractions and superb surrounding scenery, make your descent back to Interlaken for an overnight stay here.

Highlights: Lucerne, Chapel Bridge, Luzern-Interlaken Express, Interlaken, Jungfraujoch

tell-pass mit Luzern im Bild im Sommer

Day 3

Interlaken - Montreux 

Your journey today takes you on the magnificent GoldenPass Line as you travel through the beautiful Bernese Oberland to Montreux. Spend tonight in this attractive town, ideally situated on Lake Geneva.

Highlights: GoldenPass Express, Montreux

Auf der Grand Train Tour of Switzerland in der Goldenpass Line von Interlaken nach Montreux im Sommer

Day 4

Montreux - Zermatt / approx. 2h 30

Leaving Montreux behind, today you ascend to Zermatt, a fabulous village in the mountains. Enjoy a day to discover the village and its surroundings, watched over by the distinctive outline of the Matterhorn.

Highlights: Montreux Riviera, Zermatt, Matterhorn

Panorama von Zermatt

Day 5

Zermatt - St. Moritz / approx. 8h

Bid farewell to Zermatt this morning as you join the iconic Glacier Express, which takes you on an eight-hour journey through some of Switzerland’s most diverse scenery. From Alpine meadows to mountain passes, and from river gorges to waterfalls, make sure you admire the dazzling scenery through the train’s large panoramic windows. Later you arrive in St. Moritz, for an overnight stay.

Highlights: panorama window, Oberalp pass, Rhine gorge, lunch in the train, St. Moritz

Der Glacier Express in Disentis mit Kloster im Hintregrund

Day 6

St. Moritz - Tirano / approx. 2h 20

Tirano - Lugano / ca. 3h 20

Today you travel to Tirano on the ever-popular Bernina Express, with panoramic carriages to make the most of the superb scenery of southern Switzerland. From Tirano, the Bernina Express bus continues through the Italian Alps to Lugano, your base for tonight.

Highlights: St. Moritz, Bernina Express, Tirano, Lago Bianco, Landwasserviadukt, Poschiavo

Der Bernina Express Lago Bianco

Day 7

Lugano - Lucerne

Today’s journey takes you on the Gotthard Panorama Express in panoramic carriages to Flüelen. From here, you cross Lake Lucerne in the historic paddle steamer. You then spend the night in Lucerne, with its distinctive Chapel Bridge.

Highlights: Lugano, Gotthard Panorama Express, famous Gotthard Tunnel, Lake Lucerne, Lucerne, Chapel Bridge

Das Dampfschiff in Luzern ist für die Abfahrt bereit

Day 8

This morning you leave Lucerne as you make your way to your onward destination by public transport; alternatively, you may prefer to spend more time here to explore at your leisure.

Highlights: Chapel Bridge, Lucerne's Old Town, Lake Lucerne

Uferpromenade am Vierwaldstättersee in Luzern

Inclusions

  • Rail journey from your starting point in Switzerland and back
  • Overnight stays with breakfast in Zurich, Interlaken, Montreux, Zermatt, St. Moritz, Lugano, and Lucerne
  • Seat reservation for the GoldenPass Express, Glacier Express, Bernina Express and Gotthard Panorama Express
  • From price applies per person in a 3-star double room, 2nd class, basic half-fare card
  • Booking period: all year round
  • Travel period: 09.04. - 11.10.2023
  • Price example calculated on 15.05.2022 for 01.10.2023

Good to know

  • Travel documents are sent by email if possible, in exceptional cases by post.
  • Trip can also be booked vice versa
  • Additional overnight stays possible in all destinations
  • The route in the Bernina Express from Tirano to Lugano takes place in 2nd class bus.
  • Table reservations on the ship can be made directly via +41 41 367 67 67 or online at www.lakelucerne.ch.
  • Here you can find the current timetables
  • The SBB luggage transport from hotel to hotel can be added in the booking process.

Tips: 

  • Benefit from over 100 2 for 1 offer and save up to CHF 4'500 with the Swiss Coupon Pass.
  • Would you like to make someone happy? Give the trip away as a voucher.
  • Download the new app for the Grand Train tour of Switzerland now and playfully collect points for great offers while discovering the "must see" spots.